Shadow Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Shadow

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The way of a man's heart will be foreshadowed by what goodness lies in him - coming from above, and from around; but a way foreshadowed is not a way made.
~By Donald G. Mitchell ~


Below us the Thames grew lighter, and all around below were the shadows - the dark shadows of buildings and bridges that formed the base of this dreadful masterpiece.
~By Ernie Pyle ~


Probably the happiest period in life most frequently is in middle age, when the eager passions of youth are cooled, and the infirmities of age not yet begun; as we see that the shadows, which are at morning and evening so large, almost entirely disappear at midday.
~By Eleanor Roosevelt ~


I'd come from the bottom of the barrel. Just Owen Hart getting out of the shadow of Bret Hart's little brother. Everyone figured, this is a joke, Owen's going to get squashed.
~By Owen Hart ~


You don't get to cut that chain of evidence and start over. You're always going to be pursued by your data shadow, which is forming from thousands and thousands of little leaks and tributaries of information.
~By Bruce Sterling ~


Henceforth space by itself, and time by itself, are doomed to fade away into mere shadows, and only a kind of union of the two will preserve an independent reality.
~By Hermann Minkowski ~


Beauty deprived of its proper foils and adjuncts ceases to be enjoyed as beauty, just as light deprived of all shadows ceases to be enjoyed as light.
~By John Ruskin ~


My cameraman and I devised a method, which we started using from my second film, which applies mainly to day scenes shot in the studio, where we used bounced light instead of direct light. We agreed with this thing of four or five shadows following the actors is dreadful.
~By Satyajit Ray ~


When virtue is lost, benevolence appears, when benevolence is lost right conduct appears, when right conduct is lost, expedience appears. Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth; it is the beginning of disorder.
~By Lao Tzu ~


Ceremony leads her bigots forth, prepared to fight for shadows of no worth. While truths, on which eternal things depend, can hardly find a single friend.
~By William Cowper ~


When we see the shadow on our images, are we seeing the time 11 minutes ago on Mars? Or are we seeing the time on Mars as observed from Earth now? It's like time travel problems in science fiction. When is now; when was then?
~By Bill Nye ~


Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.
~By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~


Men are the dreams of a shadow.
~By Pindar ~


Hell, covering all with its gloomy vapors, has cast shadows on even the holiest eyes.
~By Jean Racine ~


How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board. It is like an aged man reclining under the shadow of an oak which he has planted.
~By Voltaire ~


The sound of the mandolin is a very curious sound because it's cheerful and melancholy at the same time, and I think it comes from that shadow string, the double strings.
~By Rita Dove ~


Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.
~By Carl Sandburg ~


Follow thy fair sun, unhappy shadow.
~By Thomas Campion ~


Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.
~By Helen Keller ~


Maybe the preoccupation with technological progress has overshadowed our concern with human progress.
~By Wynton Marsalis ~


It was still quite light out of doors, but inside with the curtains drawn and the smouldering fire sending out a dim, uncertain glow, the room was full of deep shadows.
~By Kate Chopin ~


Manipulating shadows and tonality is like writing music or a poem.
~By Conrad Hall ~


All their sport in the park is but a shadow to that pleasure that I find in Plato; alas good folk, they never felt what true pleasure meant.
~By Jane Grey ~


Shadows cannot see themselves in the mirror of the sun.
~By Evita Peron ~


Go, forget me - why should sorrow, O'er that brow a shadow fling? Go, forget me - and tomorrow, brightly smile and sweetly sing. Smile - though I shall not be near thee; Sing - though I shall never hear thee.
~By Charles Wolfe ~


Under the ominous shadow which the second World War and its attendant circumstances have cast on the world, peace has become as essential to civilized existence as the air we breathe is to life itself.
~By Cordell Hull ~


Earlier lives drift by on silver soles, and the shadows of the damned descend into these sighing waters.
~By Georg Trakl ~


When you are old and gray and full of sleep, and nodding by the fire, take down this book and slowly read, and dream of the soft look your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep.
~By William Butler Yeats ~


Like their personal lives, women's history is fragmented, interrupted; a shadow history of human beings whose existence has been shaped by the efforts and the demands of others.
~By Elizabeth Janeway ~


Every man ought to be inquisitive through every hour of his great adventure down to the day when he shall no longer cast a shadow in the sun. For if he dies without a question in his heart, what excuse is there for his continuance?
~By Frank Moore Colby ~


I have spent much of my adult life flinching with pain as I tried to pull out the threads that bound the shadows of my past to me.
~By Lorna Luft ~


If coming events are said to cast their shadows before, past events cannot fall to leave their impress behind them.
~By H. P. Blavatsky ~


A lover may be a shadowy creature, but husbands are made of flesh and blood.
~By Amy Levy ~


Whether the family goes on a spiritual basis or not, the alcoholic member has to if he would recover. The others must be convinced of his new status beyond the shadow of a doubt. Seeing is believing to most families who have lived with a drinker.
~By William Griffith Wilson ~


Our sexual lives are maintained by the shadow side and the light side, so the more we can understand and embrace enlightenment, the less need there is for chemical enhancement.
~By Kyan Douglas ~


Mr. Speaker, our Nation must no longer be complacent about underage drinking and its alarming consequences. We must bring this national public health crisis out of the shadow and into the bright light of a national priority.
~By Lucille Roybal Allard ~


A human being is only breath and shadow.
~By Sophocles ~


Sexism, like racism, goes with us into the next century. I see class warfare as overshadowing both.
~By Constance Baker Motley ~


Because it appears to me a hazardous thing to exchange my soul for my shadow.
~By Adelbert von Chamisso ~


Race prejudice is not only a shadow over the colored it is a shadow over all of us, and the shadow is darkest over those who feel it least and allow its evil effects to go on.
~By Pearl S. Buck ~


There stands the shadow of a glorious name.
~By Lucan ~


I've seen George Foreman shadow boxing and the shadow won.
~By George Foreman ~


I do not say think as I think, but think in my way. Fear no shadows, least of all in that great spectre of personal unhappiness which binds half the world to orthodoxy.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


Do we not all spend the greater part of our lives under the shadow of an event that has not yet come to pass?
~By Maurice Maeterlinck ~


That the God-man died for his people, and that His death is their life, is an idea which was in some degree foreshadowed by the older mystical sacrifices.
~By William Robertson Smith ~


Every murder turns on a bright hot light, and a lot of people... have to walk out of the shadows.
~By Albert Maltz ~


In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don't.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


The dark shadow we seem to see in the distance is not really a mountain ahead, but the shadow of the mountain behind - a shadow from the past thrown forward into our future. It is a dark sludge of historical sectarianism. We can leave it behind us if we wish.
~By David Trimble ~


I think people would actually be surprised by what we put out. Unfortunately the shadow that the original founders cast was that they were just artists that can't write books so people swept the whole of Image with that paintbrush.
~By Todd McFarlane ~


There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountaintop of our desires.
~By Nelson Mandela ~


I'll fill those canyons in your soul, like a river lead you home. And I'll walk a step behind, in the shadows so you shine. Just ask, it will be done and I will prove my love, until you're sure that I'm the one.
~By Gary Allan ~


Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.
~By Charlotte Whitton ~


Although I am basically self taught, I consider Debussy my teacher - the most important elements are colour, light and shadow.
~By Toru Takemitsu ~


For 24 hours a day, for 10 years, all I thought about was being in a band. That's all I did. I had no other social life. I don't want my life to be like that now. I've spent the past 10 years having a real life as well. But Spandau Ballet is such a difficult shadow to outrun.
~By Gary Kemp ~


Time is but the shadow of the world upon the background of Eternity.
~By Jerome K. Jerome ~


Without black, no color has any depth. But if you mix black with everything, suddenly there's shadow - no, not just shadow, but fullness. You've got to be willing to mix black into your palette if you want to create something that's real.
~By Amy Grant ~


I decided long ago never to walk in anyone's shadow; if I fail, or if I succeed at least I did as I believe.
~By Whitney Houston ~


Seek happiness for its own sake, and you will not find it; seek for duty, and happiness will follow as the shadow comes with the sunshine.
~By Tryon Edwards ~


I have been sitting watching that ever since I came back, the continuous variations of light and shadow.
~By Laurie Lee ~


There is a fifth dimension, beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition.
~By Rod Serling ~


There are infinite shadings of light and shadows and colors... it's an extraordinarily subtle language. Figuring out how to speak that language is a lifetime job.
~By Conrad Hall ~


What difference is there, do you think, between those in Plato's cave who can only marvel at the shadows and images of various objects, provided they are content and don't know what they miss, and the philosopher who has emerged from the cave and sees the real things?
~By Desiderius Erasmus ~


It's important to know that if you are dealing with shadows.
~By Conrad Hall ~


A free and stable Iraq will be a shining light against the shadow of Islamic extremism.
~By Jim DeMint ~


Our acts our angels are, for good or ill, our fatal shadows that walk by us still.
~By John Fletcher ~


I look out the window sometimes to seek the color of the shadows and the different greens in the trees, but when I get ready to paint I just close my eyes and imagine a scene.
~By Grandma Moses ~


My dark side, my shadow, my lower companion is now in the back room blowing up balloons for kids' parties.
~By Gary Busey ~


Some men by ancestry are only the shadow of a mighty name.
~By Lucan ~


Where love rules, there is no will to power; and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.
~By Carl Jung ~


Beware that you do not lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
~By Aesop ~


Nothing in the universe can travel at the speed of light, they say, forgetful of the shadow's speed.
~By Howard Nemerov ~


Above the cloud with its shadow is the star with its light. Above all things reverence thyself.
~By Pythagoras ~


I saw old Autumn in the misty morn stand shadowless like silence, listening to silence.
~By Thomas Hood ~


Pleasure is a shadow, wealth is vanity, and power a pageant; but knowledge is ecstatic in enjoyment, perennial in frame, unlimited in space and indefinite in duration.
~By DeWitt Clinton ~


Shadow owes its birth to light.
~By John Gay ~


I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.
~By Plutarch ~


Manners are like the shadows of virtues, they are the momentary display of those qualities which our fellow creatures love and respect.
~By Sydney Smith ~


But it's amazing how many people think that gay men should slink off into the shadows when it comes to having friendships with children.
~By Armistead Maupin ~


Time flies over us, but leaves it shadow behind.
~By Nathaniel Hawthorne ~


No nude, however abstract, should fail to arouse in the spectator some vestige of erotic feeling, even if it be only the faintest shadow - and if it does not do so it is bad art and false morals.
~By Kenneth Clark ~


There's something about shadows because you make your own mind up about what's lurking in them.
~By Richard O'Brien ~


They say that shadows of deceased ghosts Do haunt the houses and the graves about, Of such whose life's lamp went untimely out, Delighting still in their forsaken hosts.
~By Joshua Sylvester ~


If you could say of any one individual that the court as an institution is the length and shadow of that individual, surely it would be John Marshall.
~By William Rehnquist ~


Even in the valley of the shadow of death, two and two do not make six.
~By Leo Tolstoy ~


Beauty is ever to the lonely mind a shadow fleeting; she is never plain. She is a visitor who leaves behind the gift of grief, the souvenir of pain.
~By Christopher Morley ~


These greens are so fast I have to hold my putter over the ball and hit it with the shadow.
~By Sam Snead ~


A little man often cast a long shadow.
~By G. M. Trevelyan ~


Liza is in the tabloids almost as much as our mother was. She has struggled with her own ghosts and shadows.
~By Lorna Luft ~


Alas for the affairs of men! When they are fortunate you might compare them to a shadow; and if they are unfortunate, a wet sponge with one dash wipes the picture away.
~By Aeschylus ~


We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.
~By Buddha ~


Loss and possession, death and life are one, There falls no shadow where there shines no sun.
~By Hilaire Belloc ~


So that godly sorrow may be discerned by this train of graces wherewith it is accompanied, that worldly sorrow wants, at least in the truth of them, though it may have some shadows of them.
~By Thomas Hooker ~


You can disguise any set with lights and shadows.
~By Allan Dwan ~


In the domain of cops and robbers, an interdiction serves to structure a black market and a shadow economy.
~By William Irwin Thompson ~


What are Raphael's Madonnas but the shadow of a mother's love, fixed in permanent outline forever?
~By Thomas Wentworth ~


A person without a shadow should keep out of the sun, that is the only safe and rational plan.
~By Adelbert von Chamisso ~


Glory follows virtue as if it were its shadow.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


I wear my shadows where they're harder to see, but they follow me everywhere. I guess that should tell me I'm travelling toward light.
~By Bruce Cockburn ~


The reputation of a man is like his shadow, gigantic when it precedes him, and pigmy in its proportions when it follows.
~By Charles Maurice de Talleyrand ~


Well actually, some weeks they'll write that I'm jealous of living in her shadow. Then other weeks, they'll write that all I want to do is loaf around on her money! It's ridiculous!
~By Ryan Phillippe ~

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